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1. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Obama is officially sworn in Sunday by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House. Next to Obama are first lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson Family Bible, and their daughters, Malia and Sasha. (Larry Downing/AP)

2. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President-elect Obama (January 21, 2009).

3. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Aretha Franklin sings at the first inauguration of President Barack Obama (January 21, 2009).

4. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice-President Joe Biden, at President Obama‘s first inauguration. (January 21, 2009).

5. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Former President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Former President George H.W. Bush and the daughters of fomer President George W. Bush gather at the inauguration (January 21, 2009).

6. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Former Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel at the first inauguration of President Barack Obama (January 21, 2009).

7. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

An estimated 1 million people came to witness the historic inauguration of President-elect Obama (January 21, 2009).

8. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Senator John McCain arrives at the inauguration of President Barack Obama (January 21, 2009).

9. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Over 1 million people are estimated to have witnessed President Obama‘s first inauguration (January 20, 2009).

10. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

11. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Malia and Sasha Obama at President Obama‘s inauguration (January 21, 2013).

12. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pause during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Major General Michael S. Linnington, Commanding General of the Military District of Washington, D.C., accompanies them. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

13. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend a church service at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

14. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

First Lady Michelle Obama holds the Robinson family Bible as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

15. President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

President Barack Obama’s Inaugurations

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson family Bible, and daughters Malia and Sasha stand with the President. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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